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#1 Khourtni Fears Season 2024

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Houston, Texas
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Bellaire HS

2016 UCF Classic MVP
2013 Rice Invitational All-Tournament Team

Played in 11 matches for a total of 18 sets with three starts… Recorded a season-high of three kills on two occasions against Texas A&M (Sept. 22) and Kentucky (Sept. 24)… Picked up a season-high three blocks on two occasions against Iona (Sept. 2) and Texas A&M (Sept. 22).

Returned to the court after season-ending injuries during preseason the last two seasons … Started in 14 matches and played in 20 … Ended the season with 98 kills for fifth on the team and an average of 1.78 kills per set … In her first weekend back on the court, finished with six kills against Eastern Kentucky and UNC Greensboro … Hit .588 with 10 kills in LSU’s win over Seattle … Was named the MVP of the UCF Classic after hitting double-digit kills in all three matches, including a season-best 15 in LSU’s five-set win over UCF … Finished the weekend with hitting percentages of .588, .379 and .562 with just five errors on 62 total attacks in Orlando … Also finished seven blocks against UCF and FAU … Hit .400 with six kills against No. 13 Florida State … Hit .360 with 10 kills and just one error along with a season-best eight blocks in the Tigers’ opening conference match against Auburn … Tied for the lead in kills with nine against Texas A&M … Totaled a pair of kills and three blocks off the bench against Tennessee.

Sat out the 2015 season after sustaining a knee injury during the preseason which required surgery.

Earned a medical redshirt after sustaining a knee injury during the preseason and having surgery, requiring her to miss the entire 2014 season.

Appeared in 21 matches which included 17 starts … Notched 1.86 kills and 0.85 blocks per set over her three rotations … Knocked at least five kills during 13 of her 21 outings, while her 0.85 blocks per set were third on the team … Registered five-plus blocks on five occasions … Started season with six consecutive matches with over .300 hitting percentage and was one of three players to earn Rice Invitational All-Tournament Team accolades … Powered home nine kills on a .500 hitting clip and registered six blocks at Rice … Cranked 12 kills and added five blocks during LSU’s 3-2 comeback win over Baylor … It marked the first time in Fears’ career that she produced 10-plus kills … Exploded for a career-high 15 kills on a .387 hitting ratio and tacked on four blocks against Georgia … Secured 10 kills on a .435 hitting percentage to go along with a season’s best nine blocks versus No. 11 Missouri … Added seven kills and four blocks at Tennessee … Started three of LSU’s final four matches of the regular season … Slapped four kills on seven error less swings at No. 7 Florida.

Totaled 27 appearances, including 24 starts … Made an instant impact on the LSU front row … Chipped in 1.28 kills and 1.03 blocks per set … Her 1.03 blocks per set were ninth in the SEC, second among freshmen … Led the Tigers in blocks a team-leading 16 times and registered five stuffs or more on a team-best eight occasions … Opened her career by starting in 22-straight matches (Aug. 24-Oct. 22) … One of two freshmen to earn the starting nod in the season opener at No. 2 Texas (Aug. 24) … Notched four kills, one block and one dig during the Texas match … Added six blocks against No. 19 San Diego (Aug. 25) … Ripped eight kills on a .462 hitting percentage and tacked on four stuffs at Rice (Aug. 31) … Buried eight kills on a career-high .636 hitting ratio and recorded six blocks against Western Michigan (Sept. 8) … Picked up seven blocks highlighted by a trio of solo stuffs and popped four kills at South Carolina (Sept. 16) … Cranked eight kills on a .412 hitting clip and tallied five blocks versus Georgia (Oct. 3) … Collected a career-high 10 blocks during the Tennessee match (Oct. 10), the first Tiger to record double digit stuffs since former All-American Brittnee Cooper during the 2009 season … Came away with seven kills and six blocks against Alabama (Oct. 14) … Hammered a season’s best nine kills and registered four blocks versus Texas A&M (Oct. 26) … Turned in five kills and three blocks at No. 16 Florida (Nov. 16).

Coached by Ap Clarke at Bellaire High School in Texas … LSU’s 2012 recruiting class checked in with a No. 29 national ranking by … Earned three All-District 20-5A First-Team selections from 2009-11, including 2010 MVP honors … Team captured four district titles … Ranked No. 27 on’s Senior Aces and was among the organization’s Top 50 juniors … Named among 2012 Volleyball Magazine/Rox Girls’ Fab 50 … Plays club volleyball for the Houston Juniors Volleyball.

Full name is Khourtni Rose Fears … Daughter of Cedric Fears and Naomi Hall … Born on September 29, 1993 … Has three siblings Khourtland, Khamille and Noelle … Graduated in May 2016 with a bachelor’s in Interdisciplinary Studies and is currently pursuing a master’s degree in Social Work.

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